Archive for January 2019

Being on Purpose with Your Dental Leadership

Being “on purpose” is the motivational factor that drives you and/or your team to provide the services—both professionally and personally—that are the core of your business. Your purpose goes deeper than and will outlast the technical aspects of your business. The purpose is the “why” behind all that you do. Your Purpose is your inspiration.…

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Commitment Versus Compliance | Dental Leadership

Leaders gain momentum from their employees when they involve them in the creation of the vision of the ideal practice – whatever that ideal is to them. This is a valuable way to develop a sense of co-ownership in the practice – one that will enhance productivity. This cooperatively developed shared vision becomes part of the…

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Influence and Leadership: Are they connected?

“Leadership is influence.” John Maxwell Most definitions of leadership include the word, “influence”. Leaders have the opportunity and the responsibility of influencing those whom they lead—hopefully, in a positive and constructive manner. The dictionary defines influence in the following manner “a power indirectly or intangibly affecting a person or course of events,”; “to cause a change in…

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Shifting Your Dental Business Efforts with the Digital Age

We as a society have entered into what economists and the like are calling The Fourth Industrial Revolution or as Deloitte Global calls it, “The Big Shift”.* The digitization of the way we as a society function and interact through technology is dramatically shifting the way businesses are starting to function both with the internal…

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The Personal Side of Case Presentation

As dental professionals, you live within the clinical side of the care you provide – so much so that I dare to say many forget just how personal the work you do for patients can be to them. You are working on a very intimate zone of the human body – the mouth. If you…

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